As part of our ongoing project to catalog the 2012 presidential election from a metal point of view, we've been soliciting presidential endorsements from noteworthy American metal musicians. Today: In Defence.

Ben Crew of Twin Cities stalwarts In Defence divides his endorsement (or combines it) between two metal icons: a corpse and Oderus of GWAR. His full statement below.

the Exhumed Rotting Corpse of Ronald Reagan, and/or Oderus of Gwar.

Click here for our running list of 2012 Metal Endorsements

Vattnet Viskar for Ru Paul Impregnating Santorum or Ron Paul
Sutekh Hexen's Scott Miller for Aesop Dekker
Exhumed's Matt Harvey for Ron Paul
Omen's Andy Haas for Ron Paul
Metal Endorsements Update: Agalloch
GWAR's Oderus Urungus Endorses Death for All Candidates on 'Wheel of Over-Sized Knives'
Metal Endorsements Update: Testament and Lamb of God

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